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Winnie Lightner (1899–1971)

Winnie Lightner was known as Broadway's "Song a Minute Girl" because she could belt out a song in less than 60 seconds. Her brassy outgoing style lent itself to Warner's Vitaphone shorts when sound came in and soon Winnie Lightner was a top Warner star. The missing "Gold Diggers of Broadway" was a triumph for Lightner in 1929, and the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Dancing Lady
Dancing Lady Rosette LaRue
(1933)
Sit Tight
Sit Tight Winnie
(1931)
Play-Girl
Play-Girl Georgine Hicks
(1932)

Filmography

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 1934 I'll Fix It
Elizabeth
 1933 Dancing Lady
Rosette LaRue
 1933 She Had to Say Yes
Maizee
 1932 Play-Girl
Georgine Hicks
 1931 Side Show
Pat
 1931 Gold Dust Gertie
Gertrude 'Gertie' Dale
 1931 The Stolen Jools (Short)
Winnie
 1931 Sit Tight
Winnie
 1930 Hold Everything
Toots Breen
 1930 She Couldn't Say No
Winnie Harper
 1929 The Show of Shows
Performer in 'Pingo Pongo' & 'Singing in the Bathtub' Numbers
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Other Works:

Harry Delmar's Revels (1927). Musical revue. Music by Jimmy Monaco, Jesse Greer and Lester Lee. Book by William K. Wells. Lyrics by Billy Rose and Ballard MacDonald. Shubert Theatre: 28 Nov 1927- Mar 1928 (closing date unknown/112 performances). Cast: Hugh Cameron, Glen Dale, Helyn Eby Rock, Frank Fay, William Gaston, Janne ... See more »

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Mother of Thomas Del Ruth. Step-mother of Richard Del Ruth'. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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